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2020 still in good place, but having to hold special council meetings sends out wrong message, says Flannery

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called for Galway City Council this week to hear updates on the progress of the Galway 2020 programme. There had been a considerable amount of innuendo circulating regarding the operations of the company and what appeared to be a lack of progress. As a result the CEO and Chair of the 2020 Organisation came into the council chamber to make a presentation and update us on their progress.

Tributes as Paralympic and World Champion Clifford steps away from international competition

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Galway’s Paralympic Champion Eoghan Clifford this week announced his retirement from international cycling. Since his international paracycling debut in 2014, Clifford has been a dominant force in the MC3 category, both on the track and the road. The Galway-based rider has amassed fifteen podium placings at major event, including a Paralympic Title, four World Titles, and six World Cup gold medals.

Tributes paid to visionary Dr Chris Coughlan

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Tributes were being paid last evening to industrial and cultural visionary Dr Chris Coughlan, who died suddenly this week. Through his involvement with a variety of commercial and cultural organisations in the city, Dr Coughlan made an immense contribution to the development of Galway, spearheading most of the current plans for future-proofing the city.

Is State funding ruining the arts?

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“There is a certain element that one is a philistine if one questions it,” so said a Galway TD, and former member of the Galway City Council, at a recent meeting of the Dáil’s Public Accounts Committee.

Attymass urged to reawaken link with Star Wars creator

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A Crossmolina-based councillor is hoping to see the Fr Peyton Centre in Attymass re-open an old connection between the east Mayo village and Star Wars director George Lucas who was given his first break in filmmaking by the famous priest.

Moves afoot to set up River Moy Trust

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The campaign to establish a River Moy Trust is to gain momentum with the hosting of an information evening in Ballina’s Mount Falcon Hotel on Sunday, November 29, from 7pm to 9pm. The initiative is being co-ordinated by the River Moy Catchment Association, a voluntary group that represents stakeholders committed to improving the ecology, fisheries, and wildlife of all waterways in the Moy catchment.

NUI Galway announce appointment of new Dean

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NUI Galway has announced the appointment of Professor Cathal O’Donoghue as the new Dean of Arts, Social Sciences and Celtic Studies.

NUI Galway announces appointment of new Dean

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NUI Galway has announced the appointment of Professor Cathal O’Donoghue as the new Dean of Arts, Social Sciences and Celtic Studies.

New appointments to the board of Gnó Mhaigh Eo

The board of Gnó Mhaigh Eo has appointed four new board members in recent months.  Earlier this year, Colleen McMahon of Rua, Castlebar, and Caroline Price of Oileán Éadaigh – West Mayo Brewery, joined the board of directors, bringing with them their knowledge and first-hand experience of working in business in Mayo. Rua was the recipient of Gnó Mhaigh Eo’s Gradam Gnó – Business with Irish Award last year, and West Mayo Brewery was one of the other companies on the shortlist for the award.

 

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